PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Global https://chronicle.com/section/Global/433 2015-11-30T06:38:54-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Russia Creates Plan To Recruit Foreign Researchers https://chronicle.com/article/Russia-Creates-Plan-To-Recruit/234355 2015-11-25T11:24:00-05:00 The Russian government is pushing top universities to hire more overseas scientists as part of an effort to bolster the institutions' international standings.  By Eugene Vorotnikov, for University World News For Study-Abroad Offices, Sexual-Assault Cases May Be Unfamiliar Territory https://chronicle.com/article/For-Study-Abroad-Offices/234306 2015-11-23T03:55:00-05:00 Officials ask about their legal obligations under Title IX and the Clery Act when students report such incidents overseas. By Sarah Brown and Karin Fischer Report Shows Global Disparities in Where Researchers Work https://chronicle.com/article/Report-Shows-Global/234263 2015-11-18T15:19:00-05:00 A majority of the world's researchers -- 72 percent -- reside in China, the European Union, Japan, Russia, and the United States, says Unesco.   By Nicola Jenvey, for University World News Syrian Students Contend With Growing Anti-Refugee Rhetoric https://chronicle.com/article/Syrian-Students-Contend-With/234241 2015-11-18T03:46:52-05:00 As more political leaders argue for a ban on resettling refugees, students from Syria say they want to educate Americans about who they are. By Karin Fischer Why Growth in International Enrollments Could Soon Be Slowing https://chronicle.com/article/Why-Growth-in-International/234181 2015-11-16T00:01:00-05:00 Economic problems in China and changes in government scholarship programs may hinder the unprecedented increases in foreign students. By Karin Fischer Overseas Students Pour Into Some American Campuses, but Other Colleges Haven’t Kept Up With the Growth https://chronicle.com/article/Overseas-Students-Pour-Into/234200 2015-11-16T00:01:00-05:00 Not everyone’s benefiting from the international-enrollment boom, a Chronicle analysis shows. By Karin Fischer Britain Wants Universities to Focus More on Students https://chronicle.com/article/Britain-Wants-Universities-to/234144 2015-11-10T15:44:00-05:00 Under a new government proposal, institutions would be pushed to improve teaching and access for disadvantaged students.  By David Jobbins, for University World News Middle-East Governments Are Shutting the Door on Scholars https://chronicle.com/article/Middle-East-Governments-Are/234143 2015-11-10T15:29:00-05:00 Gaining access to countries in the region has never been easy, but academics say they are facing growing repression. By Ursula Lindsey, for Al-Fanar Media British Academics Pledge to Boycott Israeli Universities https://chronicle.com/article/British-Academics-Pledge-to/234032 2015-11-02T16:13:00-05:00 More than 340 professors have joined the protest and said it is aimed at Israeli institutions, not individual Israeli researchers.    By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News The Resilient Spirit of Syrian Students https://chronicle.com/article/The-Resilient-Spirit-of-Syrian/233972 2015-10-28T15:30:00-04:00 The story of Syrian refugees is often bleak, but in a trip to Turkey the author finds himself surprised by their persistence and motivation.   By David Wheeler, for Al-Fanar Media Reflections From a Revolution https://chronicle.com/interactives/umbrella_revolution 2015-10-21T12:32:00-04:00 A year after pro-democracy protests shook Hong Kong, students look back on a time of rebellion, hardship, and hope. Photographs and Interviews by Mark Leong To Appeal to American Universities, Chinese Students Embrace the Art of Argument https://chronicle.com/article/To-Appeal-to-American/233796 2015-10-18T20:12:11-04:00 A debate league started by two Americans pushes students to reject rote learning and discuss touchy topics. By Karin Fischer To Curb Unemployment, South Africa Focuses on Teaching Entrepreneurship https://chronicle.com/article/To-Curb-Unemployment-South/233678 2015-10-07T14:23:00-04:00 With more college graduates having trouble finding jobs, universities in the country are doubling down on entrepreneurship training.   By Karen MacGregor, for University World News How NYU-Shanghai’s Leader Pushes Boundaries, Carefully https://chronicle.com/article/How-NYU-Shanghai-s-Leader/233053 2015-09-14T00:28:25-04:00 Chinese authorities have lived up to their free-speech promises, says Jeffrey S. Lehman, the vice chancellor. By Karin Fischer Navigating NYU's 'Island' in China https://chronicle.com/article/Navigating-NYUs-Island-in/233055 2015-09-14T00:28:25-04:00 How two students — one Chinese, one American — grapple with censorship, taboo topics, and a liberal education in a closed society. By Karin Fischer Why a Global Education Doesn’t Have to Mean Going Abroad https://chronicle.com/article/Why-a-Global-Education/232311 2015-08-12T04:55:00-04:00 Domestic "study away" programs can expose students to diverse cultures closer to home. By Karin Fischer Détente With Cuba Offers Florida Colleges Opportunities — and Hurdles https://chronicle.com/article/D-tente-With-Cuba-Offers/231653 2015-07-16T04:55:30-04:00 With the warming of diplomatic relations, universities are eager to work in the island nation. But first they must overcome the state’s "intellectual embargo." By Karin Fischer 3 Ways a Thaw in U.S.-Iran Relations Could Affect American Colleges https://chronicle.com/article/3-Ways-a-Thaw-in-US-Iran/231593 2015-07-15T04:55:01-04:00 The just-announced nuclear deal could fuel efforts toward an academic détente, but significant hurdles persist. By Ian Wilhelm China Signals a Growing Unease With the Influence of American Universities https://chronicle.com/article/China-Signals-a-Growing-Unease/231419 2015-07-08T04:58:48-04:00 A proposed law could punish colleges for activity — both in China and abroad — that "endangers state security or damages the national or public interest." By Karin Fischer The Chinese Mother's American Dream https://chronicle.com/article/The-Chinese-Mothers-American/231239 2015-07-06T00:02:26-04:00 This fall some 275,000 students from China will start classes on American campuses. More than half a million parents will be holding their breath. By Karin Fischer